In response to the current COVID-19 outbreak, Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley is working diligently to keep up to date on federal and state mandates as it pertains to essential healthcare services.
Following guidance from the CDC and the New York State Department of health, additional precautions have been put in place to ensure the safety of our patients and families receiving care from both Hospice and Advanced Illness Management (AIM). While some changes are necessary to reduce the risk of exposure and spread of this virus, the team at Hospice and Palliative Care remains committed to providing care for those affected by advanced illness and grief at this time. The safety of patients, families, staff and the community will continue to be our focus in the days going forward.
More information on care and services provided is available by calling the Hospice office at 315-265-3105.
Following social distancing recommendations, all interactions with the public in the community and at the Hospice Center are limited. At this time, Hospice is NOT hosting any in-person events or groups. We will post updates as the situation in our County evolves.
The Hospice Memorial Garden remains open at this time. The Garden is open to community members 7 days a week during daylight hours.
(updated Aug. 2021)
Upstate University Hospital opens Central New York regional triage line for COVID-19. 315-464-3979
Upstate University Hospital has opened a regional triage line dedicated to public questions about COVID-19. The line is open 24 hours.
The line will be staffed with volunteers from across the Upstate campuses, and a health care provider will be available at all times to assist with triaging calls.
If a member of the public has coronavirus-related questions, is showing possible symptoms, or may have had an exposure to someone diagnosed with a positive case of COVID-19, they would call this line to be guided on next steps.
This line is for non-911 calls. The triage line will serve the following counties: Onondaga, Cayuga, Oswego, Madison, Cortland, Chenango, Tompkins, Tioga, Broome, Oneida, Herkimer, Lewis, Jefferson, St. Lawrence.
We are providing the following links so you can access the most credible, up to date information about the pandemic globally, nationally and here at home.
St. Lawrence County Public Health
New York State Department of Health
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC)